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American Gangster (2007)
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American Gangster (2007)

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. As a result, his product is superior to what is currently available on the street and his prices are lower. His alliance with the New York Mafia ensures his position. It is also the story of a dedicated and honest policeman, Richie Roberts, who heads up a joint narcotics task force with the Federal government. Based on a true story. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption police brutality unlikely friendship police investigation cruelty sadism mafia dysfunctional family brutality corruption divorce anger gangster wedding christmas suicide death murder  (See All)
Mood:
night school darkness gore 
Locations:
taxi driver sex in a kitchen car bomb slum jungle courtroom urban setting taxi nightclub church new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship suicide by gunshot police surveillance chinese food single mother jewish lawyer policeman children african american mother son relationship police 
Period:
year 1970 year 1968 1960s 1970s 1990s 
Story:
drug smuggling vietnam war mafia don mafia boss criminal syndicate criminal investigation skeet shooting shooting up drive by shooting gangster boss church service police coverup washington heights manhattan new york city triangular folded american flag george washington bridge drug paraphanalia firearm pointed at the camera fall of saigon pumping iron shot at the camera blacks versus italians custody case stealing from a dead body the projects reference to sammy davis jr. process server lighting a cigar madison square garden manhattan new york city c 130 hercules anti semitic slur latte biting someone pile of money plea bargain battle of wits hypodermic complaining subpoena coney island brooklyn new york city search warrant postmodern interracial love tenement drug snorting law school shot in the knee african american protagonist reference to martin luther king jr. custody battle grand piano temper drug bust beauty queen bitten hand bangkok thailand turkey the bird set on fire strobe light based on article microwave oven harlem manhattan new york city reference to richard nixon news footage sikh crooked cop social decay mob hit sugar bludgeoning bronx new york city immolation pool of blood puerto rican sledgehammer fur coat rags to riches north carolina carjacking darkroom body bag boxing match drug trafficking interracial marriage wrath urban decay drug deal car wash stolen money raft popcorn weightlifting trash spiral staircase german shepherd killing a dog shot in the neck surprise after end credits bribery mob boss drug lord playing piano thanksgiving extortion undercover cop gasoline tuxedo raid shadow ghetto billiards italian american junkie surveillance camera mercilessness smuggling new jersey rap music drug overdose brooklyn new york city assault vietnam loss of friend morgue mobster rage race relations what happened to epilogue country name in title killing an animal addiction crime boss black american heart attack heroin domestic violence brother pay phone person on fire attempted murder organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur looking at the camera coffin no opening credits exploding car diner cocaine ambulance band manhattan new york city criminal sex standing up shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout based on true story chase photograph nipples sex scene violence flashback  (See All)

New Jack City (1991)
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New Jack City (1991)

The gangster Nino has a gang who call themselves Cash Money Brothers. They get into the crack business and not before long they make a million dollars every week. A cop, Scotty, is after them. He tries to get into the gang by letting an ex-drug addict infiltrate the gang, but the attempt fails miserably. The only thing that remains is that Scotty himself becomes a drug pusher. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality police investigation cruelty sadism mafia brutality corruption anger gangster wedding christmas murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
courtroom urban setting nightclub new york city 
Characters:
lawyer policeman african american police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
mafia boss drive by shooting gangster boss harlem manhattan new york city social decay mob hit wrath urban decay bribery mob boss drug lord thanksgiving undercover cop gasoline ghetto italian american junkie rap music mobster crime boss heroin organized crime drug addict racial slur cocaine manhattan new york city criminal shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase nipples violence flashback  (See All)

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Goodfellas (1990)
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Goodfellas (1990)

Henry Hill might be a small time gangster, who may have taken part in a robbery with Jimmy Conway and Tommy De Vito, two other gangsters who might have set their sights a bit higher. His two partners could kill off everyone else involved in the robbery, and slowly start to think about climbing up through the hierarchy of the Mob. Henry, however, might be badly affected by his partners' success, but will he consider stooping low enough to bring about the downfall of Jimmy and Tommy? (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption mafia brutality anger gangster wedding christmas murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
courtroom nightclub new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship police surveillance jewish mother son relationship 
Period:
1960s 1970s 
Story:
gangster boss firearm pointed at the camera shot at the camera reference to sammy davis jr. mob hit extortion italian american smuggling brooklyn new york city what happened to epilogue domestic violence pay phone organized crime racial slur looking at the camera diner cocaine shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter corpse based on true story violence  (See All)

Triple 9 (2016)
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Triple 9 (2016)

In TRIPLE 9, a crew of dirty cops are blackmailed by the Russian mob to execute a virtually impossible heist. The only way to pull it off is to manufacture a 999, police code for "officer down". Their plan is turned upside down when the unsuspecting rookie they set up to die foils the attack, triggering a breakneck, action-packed finale filled with double-crosses, greed and revenge. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality police investigation brutality corruption anger gangster murder death 
Locations:
car bomb urban setting nightclub 
Characters:
brother brother relationship jewish african american mother son relationship police 
Story:
mafia boss social decay carjacking interracial marriage urban decay shot in the neck mob boss gasoline ghetto junkie loss of friend morgue mobster crime boss attempted murder organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur exploding car cocaine ambulance criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase photograph violence  (See All)

Black Mass (2015) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Black Mass (2015)

Based on a true story of James "Whitey" Bulger, an Irish Mob godfather and FBI informant who had a "secret trading" deal with his brother, William "Billy" Bulger, a state senator and a Boston public figure, and John Connolly, an FBI agent. They planned to take down the Italian mob and mafia in Boston, which went awry and things turned massively violent. When the credence for each other began fading out, drug dealing, murders, and extortion started to rise, and forced the FBI's Boston office to confirm that Whitey Bulger was one of the most notorious criminals in US history and also one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List criminals. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia brutality corruption gangster christmas murder death 
Locations:
urban setting nightclub church 
Characters:
brother brother relationship lawyer mother son relationship 
Story:
drive by shooting mob hit urban decay bribery mob boss extortion italian american junkie mercilessness mobster what happened to epilogue crime boss heroin brother pay phone organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits cocaine criminal shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse based on true story photograph flashback violence  (See All)

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Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)
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Assault On Precinct 13 (2005)

On New Year's Eve, inside a police station that's about to be closed for good, officer Jake Roenick must cobble together a force made up cops and criminals to save themselves from a mob looking to kill mobster Marion Bishop.

Themes:
police corruption police brutality brutality gangster death murder 
Locations:
urban setting church 
Characters:
police 
Story:
shot in the knee set on fire crooked cop undercover cop italian american junkie assault mobster crime boss person on fire attempted murder drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits cocaine criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase violence  (See All)

We Own The Night (2007)
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We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. (Read More)

Themes:
dysfunctional family suicide murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
car bomb urban setting nightclub church new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship policeman children police 
Story:
drug smuggling pile of money social decay puerto rican drug trafficking urban decay shot in the neck thanksgiving undercover cop raid italian american brooklyn new york city heroin organized crime coffin no opening credits cocaine ambulance manhattan new york city shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase photograph violence flashback  (See All)

Menace II Society (1993)
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Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA.

Themes:
police brutality brutality anger gangster death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
urban setting 
Characters:
brother brother relationship single mother african american mother son relationship police 
Period:
1970s 1990s 
Story:
drive by shooting social decay carjacking urban decay ghetto drug overdose crime boss heroin organized crime drug addict racial slur no opening credits cocaine criminal shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase violence flashback  (See All)

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Run All Night (2015) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Run All Night (2015)

Professional Brooklyn hitman Jimmy Conlon is more commonly known as THE GRAVEDIGGER. Jimmy was a mob hit-man, who was best friends with his boss Sean Maguire. But when Jimmy's son, Michael, is marked for death by the mob, Jimmy must go up against Sean to protect Michael at all costs. Together, he and Michael must avoid corrupt cops, contract killers and the mob to survive the night. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption brutality gangster christmas death murder 
Locations:
urban setting taxi new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship police 
Story:
mafia boss madison square garden manhattan new york city mob hit bronx new york city spiral staircase shot in the neck mob boss brooklyn new york city morgue crime boss heroin attempted murder organized crime shot in the forehead no opening credits diner cocaine manhattan new york city shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout photograph flashback violence  (See All)

The Godfather (1972)
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The Godfather (1972)

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality mafia dysfunctional family gangster wedding christmas death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
car bomb church new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship lawyer police 
Story:
crooked cop mob hit bronx new york city mob boss italian american mercilessness crime boss heart attack domestic violence organized crime shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits exploding car manhattan new york city criminal shooting shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death sex scene violence  (See All)

Exit Wounds (2001)
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Exit Wounds (2001)

Orin Boyd (Seagal) is a Detroit cop who doesn't follow rules. After he saved the Vice President by violating every order he received he is transferred to one of the worst precincts in the city. There he quickly encounters some corrupt cops selling heroin to drug dealers. The problem is, it's very difficult to tell who is the bad guy and who you can trust. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality brutality corruption murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
urban setting nightclub 
Characters:
brother brother relationship african american police 
Story:
drug smuggling shot in the knee social decay urban decay weightlifting shot in the neck undercover cop mercilessness rap music rage heroin attempted murder organized crime shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits exploding car diner ambulance criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase violence  (See All)

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The Departed (2006)
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The Departed (2006)

In South Boston, the state police force is waging war on Irish-American organized crime. Young undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate run by gangland chief Frank Costello. While Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence, Colin Sullivan, a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the state police as an informer for the syndicate is rising to a position of power in the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by their double lives, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations they have penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there is a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly in danger of being caught and exposed to the enemy - and each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save themselves. But is either willing to turn on their friends and comrades they've made during their long stints undercover? (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption mafia brutality corruption anger gangster death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
church 
Characters:
police surveillance lawyer policeman african american police 
Story:
criminal syndicate shot in the knee mob hit drug deal mob boss undercover cop italian american surveillance camera mercilessness mobster rage crime boss black american heart attack heroin domestic violence organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur coffin no opening credits exploding car diner cocaine ambulance criminal shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase photograph violence flashback  (See All)

King Of New York (1990) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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King Of New York (1990)

After completing a lengthy prison sentence, one-time drug kingpin Frank White returns to New York intent on reestablishing his empire and making things as they were before he left. Others of course have taken over the business during his absence but that clearly isn't going to stop White. While he is gunning down the opposition, he decides he's going to give away the money he'll make to modernize the hospital in his old neighborhood. Drug dealers aren't the only thing he has to worry about however: a group of rogue cops decide they are going to take him down. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police brutality mafia brutality gangster wedding murder death 
Locations:
taxi driver urban setting taxi nightclub new york city 
Characters:
african american police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
mafia boss social decay mob hit bronx new york city drug deal mob boss drug lord undercover cop ghetto italian american junkie rap music crime boss pay phone organized crime racial slur cocaine ambulance manhattan new york city shot in the head shotgun shootout chase violence  (See All)

The French Connection (1971)
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The French Connection (1971)

William Friedkin's gritty police drama portrays two tough New York City cops trying to intercept a huge heroin shipment coming from France. An interesting contrast is established between 'Popeye' Doyle, a short-tempered alcoholic bigot who is nevertheless a hard-working and dedicated police officer, and his nemesis Alain Charnier, a suave and urbane gentleman who is nevertheless a criminal and one of the largest drug suppliers of pure heroin to North America. During the surveillance and eventual bust, Friedkin provides one of the most gripping and memorable car chase sequences ever filmed. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia anger gangster christmas murder 
Locations:
nightclub new york city 
Characters:
police surveillance police 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
drug smuggling mafia boss drug bust drug deal mob boss drug lord undercover cop italian american smuggling brooklyn new york city what happened to epilogue crime boss heroin organized crime racial slur manhattan new york city criminal shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shootout based on true story chase  (See All)

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Cop Land (1997)
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Cop Land (1997)

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Garrison. Freddy Heflin who was always admired by the New York cops wanted to become one, but because he was deaf in one ear this prevents him from achieving his goal, but has become sheriff of Garrison. Recently there have been a dark omen surrounding the NYPD, and Freddy is now investigating on this case, then Internal Affairs officer Mo Tilden is also on the case and asks Freddy for help, but Freddy could not. Now Freddy suspects that a New York City cop named Ray Donlan might be one of the many cops who is corrupted by the mob and other criminals. Now, Freddy must find a cop who is nicknamed "Superboy" who can testify against Donlan and protect him, before Donlan finds Superboy and kills him. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality mafia brutality corruption gangster suicide death murder 
Mood:
darkness gore 
Locations:
new york city 
Characters:
lawyer policeman african american police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
mafia boss george washington bridge social decay mob boss italian american junkie new jersey crime boss black american pay phone attempted murder organized crime drug addict racial slur no opening credits diner cocaine ambulance manhattan new york city shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout based on true story chase photograph flashback violence  (See All)

Taxi Driver (1976)
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Taxi Driver (1976)

Travis Bickle is an ex-Marine and Vietnam War veteran living in New York City. As he suffers from insomnia, he spends his time working as a taxi driver at night, watching porn movies at seedy cinemas during the day, or thinking about how the world, New York in particular, has deteriorated into a cesspool. He's a loner who has strong opinions about what is right and wrong with mankind. For him, the one bright spot in New York humanity is Betsy, a worker on the presidential nomination campaign of Senator Charles Palantine. He becomes obsessed with her. After an incident with her, he believes he has to do whatever he needs to make the world a better place in his opinion. One of his priorities is to be the savior for Iris, a twelve-year-old runaway and prostitute who he believes wants out of the profession and under the thumb of her pimp and lover Matthew. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia anger gangster death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
taxi driver slum urban setting taxi new york city 
Characters:
police 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
vietnam war firearm pointed at the camera shot at the camera harlem manhattan new york city social decay bludgeoning urban decay popcorn shot in the neck ghetto italian american vietnam pay phone shot in the forehead racial slur diner manhattan new york city shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout violence  (See All)

Pride And Glory (2008) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Pride And Glory (2008)

A family of police officers - patriarch, two sons, and a son-in-law - deals with corruption in a precinct in Washington Heights. Four officers die in an ambush at a drug dealer's apartment. It's brother Francis's precinct, so when the investigation led by brother Ray finds hints of police corruption, there's pressure to close ranks and save Frankie's career. Dad, a police brass, promises Ray that he and Frankie can clean things up, and Ray should focus on catching the drug dealer who killed the cops. Meanwhile, brother-in-law Jimmy, a hothead and an enforcer, is visited at home by a lowlife. Is Jimmy involved in the corruption? Where can this take the family? (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality police investigation corruption christmas suicide murder death 
Locations:
urban setting new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship suicide by gunshot policeman african american police 
Story:
washington heights manhattan new york city tenement bronx new york city interracial marriage junkie brooklyn new york city rage brother shot in the forehead racial slur manhattan new york city shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse violence  (See All)

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Scarface (1983)
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Scarface (1983)

Tony Montana manages to leave Cuba during the Mariel exodus of 1980. He finds himself in a Florida refugee camp but his friend Manny has a way out for them: undertake a contract killing and arrangements will be made to get a green card. He's soon working for drug dealer Frank Lopez and shows his mettle when a deal with Colombian drug dealers goes bad. He also brings a new level of violence to Miami. Tony is protective of his younger sister but his mother knows what he does for a living and disowns him. Tony is impatient and wants it all however, including Frank's empire and his mistress Elvira Hancock. Once at the top however, Tony's outrageous actions make him a target and everything comes crumbling down. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
cruelty sadism mafia brutality corruption anger gangster wedding death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
car bomb nightclub new york city 
Characters:
lawyer mother son relationship police 
Story:
drug smuggling firearm pointed at the camera shot at the camera mob hit interracial marriage wrath drug lord undercover cop mercilessness loss of friend rage pay phone attempted murder organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead cocaine criminal shooting shot in the head shotgun blood splatter shot to death shootout nipples violence  (See All)

Live By Night (2016)
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Live By Night (2016)

Boston, 1926. The '20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt cops. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston police captain, has long since turned his back on his strict and proper upbringing. Now having graduated from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the spoils, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition, armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns, battle for control, no one-neither family nor friend, enemy nor lover-can be trusted. Beyond money and power, even the threat of prison, one fate seems most likely for men like Joe: an early death. But until that day, he and his friends are determined to live life to the hilt. Joe embarks on a dizzying journey up the ladder of organized crime that takes him from the flash of Jazz Age Boston to the sensual shimmer of Tampa's Latin Quarter to the sizzling streets of Cuba. Live by Night is a riveting epic layered with a diverse cast of loyal friends and callous enemies, tough rumrunners and sultry femmes fatales, Bible-quoting evangelists and cruel Klansmen, all battling for survival and their piece of the American dream. At once a sweeping love story and a compelling saga of revenge, it is a spe… (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption mafia brutality corruption anger gangster suicide murder death 
Locations:
car bomb nightclub church 
Characters:
policeman police 
Story:
mafia boss social decay mob hit pool of blood interracial marriage urban decay mob boss gasoline italian american mercilessness smuggling mobster race relations crime boss heart attack pay phone attempted murder organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits exploding car diner criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase photograph sex scene violence  (See All)

Boyz N The Hood (1991)
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Boyz N The Hood (1991)

John Singleton's portrayal of social problems in inner-city Los Angeles takes the form of a tale of three friends growing up together 'in the 'hood.' Half-brothers Doughboy and Ricky Baker are foils for each other's personality, presenting very different approaches to the tough lives they face. Ricky is the 'All-American' athlete, looking to win a football scholarship to USC and seeks salvation through sports, while 'Dough' succumbs to the violence, alcohol, and crime surrounding him in his environment, but maintains a strong sense of pride and code of honor. Between these two is their friend Tre, who is lucky to have a father, 'Furious' Styles, to teach him to have the strength of character to do what is right and to always take responsibility for his actions. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality cruelty dysfunctional family anger gangster murder death 
Locations:
urban setting church 
Characters:
brother brother relationship single mother african american mother son relationship police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
drive by shooting social decay urban decay weightlifting thanksgiving ghetto junkie rap music loss of friend what happened to epilogue attempted murder drug addict racial slur no opening credits shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse chase nipples violence  (See All)

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Once Upon A Time In America (1984) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Once Upon A Time In America (1984)

Epic tale of a group of Jewish gangsters in New York, from childhood, through their glory years during prohibition, and their meeting again 35 years later.

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption cruelty sadism mafia brutality corruption gangster death murder 
Locations:
new york city 
Characters:
jewish police 
Period:
1960s 
Story:
mafia boss criminal syndicate drive by shooting mob hit extortion italian american mercilessness assault country name in title organized crime shooting shot in the head nipples sex scene flashback violence  (See All)

Magnum Force (1973)
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Magnum Force (1973)

San Francisco Police Inspector 'Dirty' Harry Callahan and his new partner, Early Smith have been temporarily reassigned from Homicide to Stakeout Duty. You Meanwhile, those of the city's criminals who manage to avoid punishment by the courts are nevertheless being killed by unknown assassins. Callahan begins to investigate the murders despite orders from his superior officer, Lieutenant Briggs. A man has to know his limitations... (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality corruption gangster murder death 
Locations:
taxi driver urban setting taxi 
Characters:
police surveillance chinese food african american police 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
firearm pointed at the camera shot at the camera spiral staircase drug lord assault loss of friend morgue crime boss organized crime shot in the forehead racial slur coffin exploding car ambulance criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase violence  (See All)

Payback (1999)
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Payback (1999)

Porter is bad, but his neighbours are worse. Street-wise and tough, an ex-marine, he is betrayed by a one-time partner, and shot in the back by his junkie wife. He survives and returns, looking to recover his share from the robbery of an Asian crime gang. The money has passed into the hands of "the Outfit", a slick gangster organisation that runs the city. He has to make his way through a world populated by heroin dealers, prostitutes, sado-masochists, gunmen and crooked cops, a place where torture is a way of life. His only friend is a former employer, a prostitute, and her loyalty is in question, given she now works for the Outfit. He makes good early progress, but then falls into the hands of Fairfax, the crime boss. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption mafia brutality corruption gangster death 
Locations:
taxi 
Characters:
chinese food police 
Story:
drive by shooting postmodern shot in the knee grand piano boxing match extortion junkie drug overdose crime boss heroin organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead exploding car criminal shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout violence flashback  (See All)

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Kill The Irishman (2011)
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Kill The Irishman (2011)

The true story of Danny Greene, an impoverished but charismatic young Irish-American who rises to power as president of the longshoreman's local union and is charged with corruption but evades serious jail time by becoming an FBI informant. With fearless nerve he joins forces with a Mafia gangster to rise to power in Cleveland's underworld, gaining the reputation of a Robin Hood-like figure with nine lives as he escapes countless assassination attempts. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia corruption gangster christmas murder death 
Locations:
car bomb new york city 
Characters:
lawyer police 
Period:
1960s 
Story:
mafia boss reference to richard nixon mob hit mob boss thanksgiving extortion italian american brooklyn new york city crime boss organized crime exploding car criminal shot in the head shotgun blood splatter shootout based on true story violence  (See All)

American Hustle (2013) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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American Hustle (2013)

A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld ('Christian Bale' (qv)), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser ('Amy Adams (III)' (qv)) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso ('Bradley Cooper (I)' (qv)). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. 'Jeremy Renner' (qv) is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn ('Jennifer Lawrence (III)' (qv)) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. (Read More)

Themes:
police investigation mafia corruption divorce anger gangster murder 
Locations:
taxi nightclub new york city 
Characters:
lawyer mother son relationship 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
mafia boss microwave oven reference to richard nixon social decay fur coat urban decay stolen money bribery mob boss tuxedo ghetto italian american new jersey mobster what happened to epilogue crime boss heart attack organized crime no opening credits diner criminal sex standing up shot in the head shot to death based on true story flashback  (See All)

Carlito's Way (1993)
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Carlito's Way (1993)

A Puerto Rican ex-con pledges to stay away from his former drug dealing ways but finds himself being dragged back by his past connections and the naive machinations of his lawyer and best friend. Hoping to raise enough money to get away from New York, Carlito Brigante takes on the job of running a nightclub, renews an affair with a dancer but old associates and old instincts suck him back into a world of violence and mistrust. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia gangster murder death 
Locations:
courtroom taxi nightclub new york city 
Characters:
jewish lawyer police 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
mob hit bludgeoning puerto rican extortion mobster crime boss organized crime racial slur cocaine manhattan new york city shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase flashback violence  (See All)

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Gomorrah (2008)
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Gomorrah (2008)

"Gomorra" is a contemporary Neapolitan mob drama that exposes Italy's criminal underbelly by telling five stories of individuals who think they can make their own compact with Camorra, the area's Mafia.

Themes:
cruelty mafia dysfunctional family brutality gangster wedding murder death 
Locations:
urban setting new york city 
Characters:
policeman children mother son relationship police 
Story:
mafia boss drive by shooting drug deal extortion ghetto organized crime shot in the forehead cocaine manhattan new york city criminal shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse based on true story chase violence  (See All)

L.a. Confidential (1997)
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L.a. Confidential (1997)

1950's Los Angeles is the seedy backdrop for this intricate noir-ish tale of police corruption and Hollywood sleaze. Three very different cops are all after the truth, each in their own style: Ed Exley, the golden boy of the police force, willing to do almost anything to get ahead, except sell out; Bud White, ready to break the rules to seek justice, but barely able to keep his raging violence under control; and Jack Vincennes, always looking for celebrity and a quick buck until his conscience drives him to join Exley and White down the one-way path to find the truth behind the dark world of L.A. crime. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality corruption murder death 
Characters:
police 
Story:
criminal syndicate police coverup mob hit surprise after end credits drug overdose morgue crime boss heroin domestic violence organized crime racial slur diner shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout violence flashback  (See All)

City Of God (2002) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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City Of God (2002)

Brazil, 1960s, City of God. The Tender Trio robs motels and gas trucks. Younger kids watch and learn well...too well. 1970s: Li'l Ze has prospered very well and owns the city. He causes violence and fear as he wipes out rival gangs without mercy. His best friend Bene is the only one to keep him on the good side of sanity. Rocket has watched these two gain power for years, and he wants no part of it. Yet he keeps getting swept up in the madness. All he wants to do is take pictures. 1980s: Things are out of control between the last two remaining gangs...will it ever end? Welcome to the City of God. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption gangster murder death 
Locations:
slum jungle urban setting nightclub church 
Characters:
brother brother relationship policeman mother son relationship police 
Period:
1960s 1970s 
Story:
strobe light ghetto mercilessness crime boss domestic violence organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur cocaine criminal shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout based on true story chase photograph flashback violence  (See All)

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Gangster Squad (2013)
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Gangster Squad (2013)

It's 1949 Los Angeles, and gangster Mickey Cohen has moved in, with the intention of controlling all criminal activity in the city. He has bought local judges and police, and no one is willing to cross him or testify against him. Everyone except Sergeant John O'Mara, a former World War II soldier, whose goal is to settle with his family in a peaceful Los Angeles. Police Chief William Parker decides to form a special unit whose mission is to take down Cohen, and chooses O'Mara to lead the unit. O'Mara chooses 4 cops and asks another cop and vet, Jerry Wooters to join him but Wooters is not interested. But when he witnesses the murder of a young boy by Cohen's people, he joins them, and they decide to take apart Cohen's organization. Cohen wonders if a rival is going after him, but eventually he realizes it's the cops. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption mafia brutality corruption gangster christmas murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
nightclub 
Characters:
lawyer police 
Story:
drive by shooting sledgehammer mob boss undercover cop gasoline mobster crime boss heroin person on fire organized crime shot in the forehead no opening credits exploding car criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout based on true story violence  (See All)

The Godfather: Part II (1974)
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)

The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
cruelty sadism mafia dysfunctional family brutality corruption anger gangster christmas suicide death murder 
Locations:
new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship 
Period:
1960s 
Story:
mafia don mob hit wrath bribery extortion italian american mercilessness crime boss domestic violence organized crime no opening credits shotgun shot in the chest shootout violence flashback  (See All)

Lethal Weapon (1987)
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Lethal Weapon (1987)

Martin Riggs is an L.A. cop with suicidal tendencies and Roger Murtaugh is the unlucky police officer with whom Riggs is assigned. Together they uncover a huge drug-smuggling operation, and as their success rate grows so does their friendship.

Themes:
police brutality anger christmas suicide death 
Locations:
nightclub 
Characters:
police 
Story:
drug smuggling drive by shooting carjacking undercover cop smuggling vietnam heroin shot in the forehead exploding car cocaine shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase violence  (See All)

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The Untouchables (1987) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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The Untouchables (1987)

1920's prohibition Chicago is corrupt from the judges downward. So in going up against Al Capone, Treasury agent Eliot Ness picks just two cops to help him and his accountant colleague. One is a sharp-shooting rookie, the other a seen-it-all beat man. The four of them are ready to battle Capone and his empire, but it could just be that guns are not the best way to get him. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption police brutality mafia brutality corruption gangster murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
courtroom 
Characters:
police 
Story:
bludgeoning bribery italian american smuggling mobster crime boss organized crime shot in the forehead shooting shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout based on true story violence  (See All)

John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)
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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Themes:
mafia brutality gangster suicide murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
new york city 
Characters:
policeman african american 
Story:
mafia boss shot in the knee pool of blood spiral staircase shot in the neck mob boss mercilessness mobster crime boss attempted murder organized crime shot in the forehead no opening credits manhattan new york city shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase photograph flashback violence  (See All)

The Iceman (2012)
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The Iceman (2012)

In the 1960s, Richard Kuklinski is working as a porn film lab tech until his mob bosses persuade him to change his career into that of a contract killer. For years, Kuklinski gains a reputation for cold blooded professionalism even as he raises a family who are kept in the dark about his true career. Unfortunately, mob politics ultimately forces him to secretly work independently with the psychopathic Robert 'Mr. Freezy' Pronge. As much as Kuklinski tries to keep his lives separate, circumstances and his own weaknesses threaten a terrible collision as the consequences of his choices finally catch up to him. (Read More)

Themes:
christmas death murder 
Locations:
taxi nightclub new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship jewish lawyer 
Period:
1960s 
Story:
stealing from a dead body reference to richard nixon mob hit puerto rican drug deal killing a dog mobster what happened to epilogue heart attack pay phone organized crime shot in the forehead diner cocaine manhattan new york city shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse based on true story chase photograph flashback violence  (See All)

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Four Brothers (2005)
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Four Brothers (2005)

Four adopted brothers come to avenge their mother's death in what appears to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boys' investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local hoodlum. Two cops who are trying to solve the case may also not be what they seem. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality death murder 
Characters:
brother brother relationship lawyer mother son relationship police 
Story:
crooked cop mob hit thanksgiving gasoline assault crime boss organized crime racial slur shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase violence  (See All)

The Heat (2013) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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The Heat (2013)

Sarah Ashburn, an FBI agent, is extremely ambitious and has her eye on a promotion, but she doesn't get along with her co-workers. She is sent to Boston to uncover the identity of an elusive drug lord, Mr. Larkin, by tracking down his proxy, Rojas, and is told that she'll have a good shot at the promotion if she finds Larkin. When she arrives in Boston, she learns that Larkin has been eliminating his competition and taking over their operations. She learns that Rojas is in Boston PD custody and goes to see him to ask him what he knows about Larkin, but is warned that the cop who arrested Rojas, Shannon Mullins, is very territorial, and she is not exactly sociable. When the two meet they don't get along. When Mullins learns why Ashburn is in Boston, she decides to find Larkin herself. Ashburn is told by her boss to work with Mullins, but it won't be easy because Ashburn does things by the book while Mullins does things her way. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality dysfunctional family brutality gangster murder death 
Locations:
car bomb urban setting nightclub new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship mother son relationship police 
Story:
german shepherd spiral staircase drug lord undercover cop morgue crime boss brother attempted murder organized crime shot in the forehead racial slur exploding car diner cocaine ambulance criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest shot to death corpse shootout chase photograph violence  (See All)

Cop Out (2010)
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Cop Out (2010)

After a clumsy operation trying to capture a drug dealer, the N.Y.P.D Detectives Jimmy Monroe and Paul Hodges are suspended for one month by their Captain Romans. Jimmy decides to sell his rare baseball card to pay for his daughter's expensive wedding while his jealous partner believes that his wife is cheating on him with their next-door neighbor. When Jimmy sells his card to a memorabilia store, the place is burgled by two small-time thieves and the detective loses his card. They track down the thieves. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality gangster wedding murder 
Locations:
church new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship lawyer policeman police 
Story:
body bag drug lord undercover cop tuxedo italian american brooklyn new york city morgue shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits diner ambulance shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase violence flashback  (See All)

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Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)
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Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

John McClane is now almost a full-blown alcoholic and is suspended from the NYPD. But when a bomb goes off in the Bonwit Teller Department Store the police go insane trying to figure out what's going on. Soon, a man named Simon calls and asks for McClane. Simon tells Inspector Walter Cobb that McClane is going to play a game called "Simon Says". He says that McClane is going to do the tasks he assigns him. If not, he'll set off another bomb. With the help of a Harlem electrician, John McClane must race all over New York trying to figure out the frustrating puzzles that the crafty terrorist gives him. But when a bomb goes off in a subway station right by the Federal Reserve (the biggest gold storage in the world) things start to get heated. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality brutality murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
taxi driver urban setting taxi new york city 
Characters:
policeman african american police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
harlem manhattan new york city carjacking raid ghetto mercilessness race relations pay phone attempted murder racial slur no opening credits exploding car ambulance manhattan new york city criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase violence flashback  (See All)

The Dark Knight (2008)
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The Dark Knight (2008)

Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. (Read More)

Subgenre:
crime epic 
Themes:
police corruption police brutality sadism mafia brutality corruption anger gangster death murder 
Mood:
darkness 
Locations:
car bomb urban setting nightclub 
Characters:
lawyer african american mother son relationship police 
Story:
mafia boss pile of money social decay body bag urban decay mob boss gasoline billiards mercilessness mobster crime boss person on fire attempted murder organized crime no opening credits exploding car ambulance criminal shotgun shot in the chest shot to death corpse shootout chase violence  (See All)

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The Boondock Saints (1999)

Two Irish brothers accidentally kill mafia thugs. They turn themselves in and are released as heroes. They then see it as a calling by God and start knocking off mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he comes to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia brutality murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
courtroom church 
Characters:
brother brother relationship policeman african american police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
mafia boss criminal investigation set on fire billiards italian american killing an animal crime boss black american pay phone person on fire organized crime racial slur shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout flashback violence  (See All)

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Donnie Brasco (1997)
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Donnie Brasco (1997)

This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York. Befriending Lefty Ruggiero, Pistone (under the name Donnie Brasco) is able to embed himself in a mafia faction led by Sonny Black. Ruggiero and Pistone become tight as the group goes about collecting money for 'the bosses'. Eventually, the group become big-time when Black himself becomes a boss; all the while, Pistone collects evidence. However, the trials and tribulations of the undercover work become more than Pistone can bear. His marriage falls apart, and to top it off, the mafia suspect a mole in the organization. The real dilemma is afforded to Pistone, who knows if he walks away from the mafia, Ruggiero will be the one punished. (Read More)

Themes:
police brutality mafia gangster christmas death murder 
Locations:
courtroom new york city 
Characters:
mother son relationship police 
Period:
1970s 
Story:
criminal syndicate weightlifting italian american mobster domestic violence organized crime drug addict racial slur cocaine manhattan new york city shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse based on true story photograph violence  (See All)

Blood Father (2016)
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Blood Father (2016)

Themes:
brutality anger gangster murder death 
Characters:
police 
Story:
popcorn shot in the neck junkie mercilessness crime boss heroin pay phone attempted murder organized crime drug addict shot in the forehead racial slur no opening credits diner cocaine criminal shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death shootout chase photograph violence  (See All)

The Basketball Diaries (1995)
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The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim "picked up a game" now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity. (Read More)

Themes:
brutality corruption anger death murder 
Locations:
urban setting church new york city 
Characters:
brother brother relationship policeman african american mother son relationship police 
Story:
billiards junkie drug overdose assault loss of friend what happened to epilogue addiction black american heroin drug addict racial slur looking at the camera coffin diner cocaine manhattan new york city shooting shotgun shot in the chest based on true story chase photograph  (See All)

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Rumble In The Bronx (1995) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Rumble In The Bronx (1995)

Keong comes from Hong Kong to visit New York for his uncle's wedding. His uncle runs a market in the Bronx and Keong offers to help out while Uncle is on his honeymoon. During his stay in the Bronx, Keong befriends a neighbor kid and beats up some neighborhood thugs who cause problems at the market. Meanwhile, one of those petty thugs in the local gang stumbles into a criminal situation way over his head. Blinded by greed, his involvement draws his gang, the kid, Keong, and the whole neighborhood into a deadly crossfire. When the lazy cops fail to successfully resolve matters, Keong takes things into his own hands. Needless to say, much spectacular kung-fu and outrageous action sequences follow.... (Read More)

Themes:
mafia gangster wedding death murder 
Locations:
taxi driver urban setting taxi nightclub church new york city 
Characters:
police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
criminal syndicate bronx new york city popcorn spiral staircase extortion what happened to epilogue crime boss organized crime exploding car manhattan new york city criminal shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase violence  (See All)

The Family (2013)
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The Family (2013)

A mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of CIA Agent Stansfield ('Tommy Lee Jones' (qv)) to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni ('Robert De Niro' (qv)), his wife Maggie ('Michelle Pfeiffer' (qv)) and their children Belle ('Dianna Agron' (qv)) and Warren ('John D'Leo' (qv)) can't help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the "family" way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings. (Read More)

Themes:
sadism mafia dysfunctional family gangster death murder 
Characters:
children mother son relationship 
Story:
mafia boss mob hit german shepherd mob boss italian american brooklyn new york city mobster crime boss pay phone organized crime shot in the forehead no opening credits sex standing up shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase violence flashback  (See All)

The Raid: Redemption (2011)
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The Raid: Redemption (2011)

In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu organizes the invasion of an apartment building that is the safe house of the powerful and cruel drug lord Tama and his gang. The SWAT team breaks in the building but one lookout sees and warns the gangsters and the police force is trapped on the seventh floor. They learn that Lt. Wahyu has not informed his superiors about the operation. Now the police officers have to fight with limited ammunition against the armed and dangerous gangsters. (Read More)

Themes:
police corruption police brutality brutality gangster murder death 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
urban setting 
Characters:
brother brother relationship police 
Story:
tenement shot in the neck drug lord undercover cop crime boss organized crime shot in the head shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout violence flashback 

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Ray (2004)
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Ray (2004)

The story of Ray Charles, music legend. Told in his adult live with flashbacks to his youth we see his humble origins in Florida, his turbulent childhood which included losing his brother and then his sight, his rise as pianist in a touring band, his writing his own songs and running his own band and then stardom. Also includes his addiction to drugs and its affect on his working life and family life. (Read More)

Themes:
wedding death 
Locations:
nightclub church 
Characters:
brother brother relationship single mother african american mother son relationship 
Period:
1960s 1970s 
Story:
drug smuggling shooting up african american protagonist drug bust harlem manhattan new york city rags to riches junkie drug overdose race relations addiction heroin brother drug addict cocaine band manhattan new york city flashback  (See All)

Hard Boiled (1992) is one of the best movies like American Gangster (2007)
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Hard Boiled (1992)

Mobsters are smuggling guns into Hong Kong. The police orchestrate a raid at a teahouse where an ace detective loses his partner. Meanwhile, the two main gun smugglers are having a war over territory, and a young new gun is enlisted to wipe out informants and overcome barriers to growth. The detective, acting from inside sources, gets closer to the ring leaders and eventually must work with the inside man directly. (Read More)

Themes:
mafia brutality gangster death 
Mood:
gore 
Characters:
suicide by gunshot chinese food police 
Period:
1990s 
Story:
gangster boss crooked cop mob hit shot in the neck undercover cop raid smuggling morgue crime boss person on fire organized crime shot in the forehead exploding car shotgun shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout violence  (See All)

Harry Brown (2009)
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Harry Brown (2009)

In England, retired Royal Marine Harry Brown spends his lonely life between the hospital, where his beloved wife Kath is terminally ill, and playing chess with his only friend Leonard Attwell in the Barge pub owned by Sid Rourke. After the death of Kath, Len tells his grieving friend that the local gang is harassing him and he is carrying an old bayonet for self-defense; the widower suggests him to go to the police. When Len is beaten, then stabbed to death in an underground passage, Inspector Alice Frampton and her partner Sergeant Terry Hicock are sent to investigate. They pay Harry a visit but don't have good news; the police have not found any other evidence, other than the bayonet, in order to arrest the hoodlums. This mean that should the case go to trial the gang would claim self-defense. Harry Brown sees that justice will not be granted and decides to take matters into his own hands. (Read More)

Themes:
sadism brutality death murder 
Mood:
gore 
Locations:
urban setting 
Characters:
lawyer mother son relationship police 
Story:
drive by shooting social decay urban decay shot in the neck gasoline junkie mercilessness drug overdose heart attack heroin attempted murder drug addict shot in the forehead no opening credits exploding car ambulance criminal shooting shot in the head shot in the chest blood splatter shot to death corpse shootout chase photograph violence flashback  (See All)

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